5/26/16 Volume XLIX, No. 20
The first Saturday in June is National Trails Day, a great day to celebrate trails across America. On June 4, how about celebrating by hiking, biking, horseback riding, dog walking, birdwatching, geocaching or enjoying nature on a trail?
According to the American Hiking Society, the United States has some 200,000 miles of trails. The idea of celebrating these trails – and transforming them from a collection of local pathways to true interconnected networks - evolved in the late . . .
5/19/16 Volume XLIX, No. 19
They educate children, cure diseases, preserve land, protect animals, clean up the environment, help people in crisis, promote the arts, and much, much more. They’re New Jersey’s non-profits … and many of them are struggling.
A new report by New Jersey’s Center for Non-Profits shows that for many charitable organizations, revenues are not keeping pace with rising expenses and demand for services.
A survey of more than 300 New Jersey non-profits found . . .
5/12/16 Volume XLIX, No. 18
The best way to experience nature and the outdoors is in person … in parks, forests, meadows, mountains, rivers, oceans and far-away lands. But perhaps the next best way is through films.
Luckily, movies live on forever in today’s world, no longer limited by brief runs at theaters. Just about every film ever made can be found online, only a click or two away.
So whether you like long-distance hiking, fishing in pristine trout streams, close encounters with . . .
5/5/16 Volume XLIX, No. 17
For more than 50 years, New Jerseyans have steadily and enthusiastically supported open space preservation. Every one of the 13 land preservation funding ballot questions since 1962 was approved by the voters, in good economic times and bad.
Most recently, in 2014, voters took the unprecedented step of creating a permanent, stable source of preservation funding. Sixty-five percent voted “yes” on a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of New Jersey’s . . .